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Music Poetry

Absent Minded

#Promptuarium #Napowrimo

Salford 24th April 2020

He was part of the attraction

of the rock star band

people would roar, on every tour

when they saw him stand

One day, though in August

something happened out on stage

as the large unwieldly Iron man

thought he was Jimmy Page

No Guitar to speak of,

though his speakers they did blast

heard from far , playing air guitar

playing the bands hits from the past

The band all looked round speechless

as he did his bit to their songs

but the fans they all were cheering

so join in they did , before long

And after the concert was finished

and the robot was boxed away

the fans they would all still be talking

about the day, air guitar he did play

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Poetry Sport

Anticipate

10th February 2019

#Football

To readers the other side of the big pond – a poem about football or what you call soccer – Inky

While the greats are revered in Bronze

New idols are to be cheered on by the fans

At both ends of the East Lancashire Road

Fans follow every kick , head every ball

Cajoling the ball past the opposition

and bending the ball to safety

Who was it who said

“You never win anything with Kids” ?

The veteran of the Liverpool Side

should have seen it coming

for there’s young lads from Liverpool and Manchester

now tearing down the green grass

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Acrostic Technology

Cloaked

Cloaked

Could that new fangled coloured box, be that must have games machine you’ve been

Looking at in the newspapers and magazines all year

Over every review, it supposedly beats the competition hands down

As you are lined up with your friends, the gossip

Keeps on growing – as to what is inside it

Expectation grows as well – until the

Drapes are lifted and the secret is out.

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Poetry Sport Sports

Argument

footballArgument

The fuse was lit at Half Time

but its a slow burner this one

was it a foul?

infringement ?

or just down right dangerous ?

 

Learned friends,

now debate

On Blue on Red

bringing up ancient history

in the process

 

They argue their sides

Was he beaten by skill

or was it the pill

of the overpulled shirt

too much to swallow ?

 

The Linesman Flags…

and there’s loads of handbags

as Ref points to the spot

Blue covers his eyes to

decision of the wise

and Red Cheers on the shot.

 

A Goal is scored, Argument put to bed

Case Closed, in the water dead

Red smiles on with apparent glee

Blue reflects on history